Disability Resources

Resource centers
DisabilityResources.org - includes resources links by state Minnesota, North Dakota 
Disability.gov - US federal government information for people with disabilities
ASEC Area Special Education Cooperative in Northwest Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Education: Minnesota Braille and Talking Book Library
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction includes links to North Dakota Vision Services and North Dakota School for the Deaf
National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped includes link to 
    Search the Catalog and BARD 
Pacer Center - Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights - Minnesota

Resources
American Sign Language Browser - video clips of some sign language vocabulary
Americans with Disabilities Act - rights for people with disabilities - U.S. Dept. of Justice
Closing the Gap - trade journal on adaptive technology for disabilities
NTN - Narrative Television Network
Making your Website accessible ACRL Tech Connect

Computer Accessibility
The Trace Center research, development, and resource center
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
including Policies relating to Web accessibility

Product & Company links
Freedom Scientific - Blind and low vision products
NVDA NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is a free and open source screen reader for the Microsoft Windows operating system. This software can enable blind or vision impaired people to access computers running Windows for no more cost than a sighted person.
Orca  is a free, open source scriptable screen reader
Read Please - Download free screen reader software


Maintained by Theresa Borchert.  Last update 01-30-15
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borchert@cord.edu
Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College, Moorhead,Minnesota